Aloges From Germany, joined Jan 2006, 8352 posts, RR: 47 Reply 5, posted (10 years 2 months 1 week 5 days 22 hours ago) and read 1690 times:
An other saddest moment on that day was when the second tower collapsed. The first was already gone, I was hoping the second would stay and no more desaster would struck. But then... all those dust fountains coming out of the windows below the plunging upper stories, resembling all the people's last breathes, the dust covering everything like a pall...
Walk together, talk together all ye peoples of the earth. Then, and only then, shall ye have peace.
AWspicious From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR: Reply 15, posted (10 years 2 months 1 week 5 days 13 hours ago) and read 1535 times:
Cool photos. I was pleasantly surprised that I could see my tiny island of Trinidad (off the coast of Venezuela) in the daytime pic. And yes... The night time pic does make one reflect on the resources that some countries consume. What was even more surprising (to me) was that India was more lit up than Australia.
PHX-LJU From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR: Reply 17, posted (10 years 2 months 1 week 5 days 12 hours ago) and read 1518 times:
This was one of the most influential events I ever experienced:
Photo: Bruno Toic
Slovenia's independence in June 1991 (I was there). The next day, an armed conflict broke out, but it was over within ten days. Slovenia won, becoming a peaceful, prosperous nation; it, along with nine other nations, will join the EU in 2004.